Heritage Hike

Date: 
Sunday, August 21, 2022 - 2:00pm

Join a Park Ranger on Sunday, August 21, 2022, at 2:00 pm, for a 3 mile Summit Level hike from the head of Inclined Plane 6 to near where the Summit Hotel was in Summitville, near the head of Inclined Plane 5. Reservations are required for this free hike and can be made by calling the Visitor Center at 814-886-6150.  

 The Summit Level was the highest point that the Allegheny Portage Railroad crossed the Allegheny Mountains. Participants will learn about the inclines and levels of the railroad, how the system functioned, the town of Summitville, and much more.

Location: 
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
110 Federal Park Road
Gallitzin, PA 16641
Contact Name/Organization: 
Elizabeth Shope
Contact Email Address: 
Contact Phone Number: 
814-886-6150
Cost of Event: 
FREE